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OUTDOORS CALENDAR

Aug. 30 – Mountain Lion Season opener. Aug. 30 – Pronghorn Archery Season opener. Aug. 30 – Deer Archery Season opener. Aug. 31 – Harvest Trapshoot, Minot Gun Club. Sept. 6 – Elk Archery Season opener, E1E, E1W, E2,E6. Sept. 6 – Elk Regular Season opener, E3, E4. Sept. 6 – ...

Deer archery season opens Friday

North Dakota’s deer archery season opens Aug. 30 at noon, and continues through Jan. 5, 2020. Bowhunters can buy a license online at the state Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov; by calling 800-406-6409; or at vendors linked to the Game and Fish Department’s online licensing ...

Fargo Post 2 falls to Idaho Falls in World Series championship

SHELBY, N.C. — Fargo Post 2’s bid for its first American Legion baseball World Series championship fell short Wednesday, Aug. 21, with a 5-3 loss to Idaho Falls Post 56 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium. Post 2, which reached its first title game in its 91-year history, held a 2-1 lead ...

Bison name starting quarterback

By Eric Peterson and Dom Izzo Forum News Service FARGO — North Dakota State will go with youth under center. Bison head coach Matt Entz named redshirt freshman Trey Lance as the starting quarterback Monday, Aug. 19, for the team's season opener Aug. 31 against Butler University at Target ...

Hankey primed to man middle linebacker spot for the Bison

FARGO — North Dakota State linebacker Jackson Hankey walked off the artificial turf at Team Makers Athletic Fields at a recent practice and shed his shoulder pads. He always envisioned this is where his football career would lead. "I've always been a Bison fan," said Hankey, from Park River, ...

UND senior overcame endless adversity to play DI football

GRAND FORKS — UND senior running back Teddy Sherva wasn’t supposed to be in America. Born in a Ghana refugee camp in 1998, Teddy was living in Liberia in 2005 when his grandmother applied for her son — not her grandson — to flee civil war in Africa to join her in the United States. At ...

In Wisconsin, two ‘Sheps’ connect through their Bison football roots

FARGO — When the University School of Milwaukee high school assistant football coach Michael Sheppard went looking for a player to give his team a motivational boost, he turned to a fellow “Shep” alum from North Dakota State — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Darrius Shepherd. The ...

UND hopes to break cycle

GRAND FORKS — A year ago, the University of North Dakota had a special teams situation that would make any college football coach squeamish. The Fighting Hawks started freshmen at kicker, punter and long snapper. In order to avoid facing that situation every four-year cycle, UND needed to ...

Bison freshmen receivers in line to get redshirts pulled

FARGO — Almost two weeks into fall practice, it’s becoming apparent true freshmen receivers Braylon Henderson, D.J. Baptiste and Jake Lippe have a serious shot of having their redshirt removed at some point this season. The beauty for the North Dakota State coaching staff: They don’t have ...

UND juggles defensive line

GRAND FORKS, (FNS) — When defensive line coach Jordan Gigli left the University of North Dakota for Northern Illinois after five years with the Fighting Hawks in the offseason, defensive coordinator Eric Schmidt shifted from coaching linebackers to the line in order to make the hire he wanted ...